May is Older Americans Month (OAM) and this year's theme is "Blaze a Trail," encouraging us to purposefully and confidently promote activities, inclusion and wellness for older Americans in your community.
It's also the perfect time to consider what you're doing toward personal wellness and what you could do to help older members of the community. Read more and find tips online.
You're invited to share your story -- tell what kind of trail you blaze!
We celebrated and thanked our volunteers little extra during Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 11-15). After all, it's those 400+ caring volunteers who make East Cooper Meals on Wheels services happen. We're grateful for all our volunteers do!
In case you missed it...
March was a big month! March for Meals, the annual celebration of all Meals on Wheels across America... as well as our local Fund The Need matching challenge.
We welcomed "Community Champions" to deliver meals and smiles with us and celebrated our amazing volunteers - some new, some who've been with us for years...including Volunteer of Q1: Karen Smith. Thank you to all who participated and supported us!
Local real estate professionals support EC Meals on Wheels during their Caroline One Cares" week.
The year 2015 marked thirty years of East Cooper Meals on Wheels.
The Martin family is one example of how our service makes a true impact right here in our local community. Read the Dec 16th Moultrie News piece on why...
East Cooper Medical Center staff shower love on Meals on Wheels' recipients and helped us save money by sponsoring a day of meals.
Thank you, College of Charleston, for including EC Meals on Wheels in this piece on how you can help fight hunger, no matter what age you are. All of us are better for learning and volunteering!
Coincidentally, we were fortunate to have Sam, a C of C student (pictured below), volunteer with us this week. Sam helped us organize the bounty that came in from recent food drives. Thank you, Sam!
If you have never witnessed a Meals on Wheels delivery, you are offered a glimpse into the experience! Thank you, ABC News 4 and Lindsey Maloney as well as Live 5 News and Aaron Maybin for their visits.
Click to see event photos from the 3rd annual Oyster Roast
Over 10,000 lbs of food donated through the Town of Mount Pleasant's annual food drive
EC Meals on Wheels is blessed with outstanding partners in the faith community, including Christ Church, which both houses our offices and leads our weekend meal service
NC Man makes news; story reinforces need for Meals on Wheels
Read more about what's new on the ECMOW Facebook page...!